MASPETH FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK MAKES STREAM DREAMS COME TRUE AT CATHOLIC SCHOOL

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2019

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MASPETH FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK MAKES STREAM DREAMS COME TRUE AT CATHOLIC SCHOOL

 

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy earlier this week hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new state-of-the-art STREAM Lab at the school located in the Maspeth section of Queens.

The new STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art and Math) Lab was made possible through the generosity of Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, who was represented at the event by President Tom Rudzewick.

Monsignor Joseph Calise, the Pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, offered a special blessing of the lab. The event was held on November 13 which is the Feast Day of St. Stanislaus Kostka. Students and faculty attended a special mass prior to the celebration of the new STREAM Lab.

 

PHOTOS ATTACHED

#1- Maspeth Federal Savings Bank President Tom Rudzewick leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new STREAM Lab.#2 Monsignor Joseph Calise blessing the new STREAM Lab.

#1- Maspeth Federal Savings Bank President Tom Rudzewick leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new STREAM Lab.

#2 Monsignor Joseph Calise blessing the new STREAM Lab.

#3- The school community checking out the sites and sounds of the new STREAM LAB.

#4- Students are all smiles at the STREAM Lab grand opening.

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MASPETH FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK MAKES STREAM DREAMS COME TRUE AT CATHOLIC SCHOOL

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2019

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Adriana Rodriguez
718-517-3143
arodriguez@desalesmedia.org

John Quaglione 
718-517-3112
jquaglione@desalesmedia.org

 

MASPETH FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK MAKES STREAM DREAMS COME TRUE AT CATHOLIC SCHOOL

 

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy earlier this week hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new state-of-the-art STREAM Lab at the school located in the Maspeth section of Queens.

 

The new STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art and Math) Lab was made possible through the generosity of Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, who was represented at the event by President Tom Rudzewick.

 

Monsignor Joseph Calise, the Pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, offered a special blessing of the lab. The event was held on November 13 which is the Feast Day of St. Stanislaus Kostka. Students and faculty attended a special mass prior to the celebration of the new STREAM Lab.

 

PHOTOS ATTACHED

#1- Maspeth Federal Savings Bank President Tom Rudzewick leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new STREAM Lab.

#2-Monsignor Joseph Calise blessing the new STREAM Lab.

#3-The school community checking out the sites and sounds of the new STREAM LAB.

#4- Students are all smiles at the STREAM Lab grand opening.

 

FUNDRAISER IN HONOR OF MOTHER AND SON KILLED BY FLIGHT #587 WHICH FELL ON QUEENS HOME

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2019

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***MEDIA ADVISORY***

The below press announcement is being sent on behalf of the Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn & Queens regarding a fundraiser scheduled for tomorrow night, November 16, benefitting senior priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

The Lawler Foundation is named for Kathie and her son Christopher, who were tragically killed on November 12, 2001, when Flight #587 fell from the sky onto their Belle Harbor home.

12TH ANNUAL KATHIE AND CHRISTOPHER LAWLER FOUNDATION
DINNER DANCE

Benefitting Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens
Date/Time: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Mass at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm
Location: Immaculate Conception Center
7200 Douglaston Pkwy, Little Neck, N.Y. 11362

The goal of the Lawler Foundation is to supplement and enhance the Diocese’s existing programs that assist senior priests as they move into the next chapter of their lives.

 

Each year, the Foundation holds an annual dinner dance to honor these senior priests by raising much needed and appreciated funds. This year, we will be honoring Msgr. John Casey and Fr. Joseph M. Nolan (posthumously).

Members of the media are encouraged to attend. To RSVP, please respond to John Quaglione at jquaglione@desalesmedia.org or (718) 517-3112.

 

Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio statement

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2019

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Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has shared this letter with the faithful of the
Diocese in Brooklyn and Queens

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Dear Sisters and Brothers in the Lord:

 

Today, the Associated Press has published a story accusing me of sexual abuse in the 1970s, while I was a priest at St. Nicholas Parish in Jersey City.

 

This was my statement to the AP reporter: “I am just learning about this allegation. In my nearly 50-year ministry as a priest, I have never engaged in unlawful or inappropriate behavior and I categorically deny this allegation. I am confident I will be fully vindicated.”

 

There will be a legal process now and I will vigorously defend myself against this false allegation. I am confident I will be fully exonerated.

 

Sexual abuse is a despicable crime and since arriving at the diocese in 2003, I have worked and will continue to work tirelessly to purge sexual abuse from our diocese in Brooklyn and Queens. The Diocese of Brooklyn has created safe environments through sexual abuse awareness training for all children and adults who work with them. We conduct ongoing background checks on all who work with children. We have created a Victim Assistance Ministry that provides independent counseling and therapy to victim-survivors and provides numerous supports to help them with the healing process. Our Mass of Hope and Healing continues to be celebrated yearly so that as a diocese we can pray together and stand in solidarity with victim-survivors and all those impacted by sexual abuse in our Church as they seek to heal.

 

The coming days may become challenging for us as a diocese as I work to defend myself from this false allegation. During this difficult time, I will pray for our diocese and ask for you to remember me in your prayers.

 

Sincerely in Christ,

 

Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Ph.D., D.D.

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A copy of the letter is attached.

Letter to faithful

SACRED HEART CATHOLIC ACADEMY STUDENTS SALUTE LOCAL VETERANS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 5, 2019

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SACRED HEART CATHOLIC ACADEMY STUDENTS SALUTE LOCAL VETERANS

 

The students of Sacred Heart Catholic Academy of Bayside yesterday hosted a Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast for veterans and present military heroes, and their families, in the school cafeteria.

 

The students gave thanks to those in attendance for the personal sacrifices they have made for our country. Students of the 2nd and 6th Grade offered musical and poetic performances as part of the tribute. Active duty service personnel from Fort Totten were also in attendance.

 

Photos attached, courtesy of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

 

Diocese of Brooklyn Announces New Model for Catholic Education in Bay Ridge

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2019

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DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN ANNOUNCES NEW MODEL FOR
CATHOLIC EDUCATION IN BAY RIDGE

 

Bay Ridge Catholic Academy, new K-8 school, will focus
on engineering 
and the arts

The Diocese of Brooklyn today announced the creation of a new Catholic School named Bay Ridge Catholic Academy, a new model for the community that will be focused on faith, arts, and engineering. The school will open in September 2020 and be centered around teaching students the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st Century workforce.

 

“Creating Bay Ridge Catholic is a proud moment for the Diocese,” said Diocese District Superintendent, Roxanna Elder. “We think that the focus on engineering and the arts reaches the standards our current and future students deserve.”

 

Catholic schools around the country have been facing declining enrollment and difficult financial situations, and the Diocese of Brooklyn is no exception. Rather than simply closing more Catholic schools, the Diocese decided to embark upon a new model to serve the Bay Ridge community. Bay Ridge Catholic was created through the merger of St. Anselm and Holy Angels academies and will serve the entire Bay Ridge community.

Bay Ridge Catholic will be located at the current St. Anselm building. The interior of the building will receive upgrades, and the curriculum will be redesigned from the ground up. The Diocese has reached out to the community to solicit parent input into the academic offerings and other aspects of the new academy. Further details of the school’s offerings will be released in the coming months.

 

For more information, visit www.BayRidgeCatholic.org or email information@BayRidgeCatholic.org.

BROOKLYN CATHOLIC CHURCH  VANDAL ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH HATE CRIME

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2019

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BROOKLYN CATHOLIC CHURCH  VANDAL ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH HATE CRIME

            The Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing the parish of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Williamsburg was vandalized this past weekend and the NYPD’s 94th Precinct has made an arrest in the case. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has since charged the individual with a hate crime.

 

In the early morning hours of Sunday, November 3, 2019, three men were caught on camera walking past the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Rectory located at 275 N. 8th Street in Brooklyn. The video captures one of the men pulling plants from the garden, throwing them at the rectory door and screaming into the camera. The two other men did not participate in the vandalism.

 

The individual continues in a rage to knock down a statue of St. Jude, drag it into the middle of the street, repeatedly kick and leave it in the roadway.  The video shows cars driving around the statue until one driver finally stops, picks it up and places it back on church property.  The damaged statue is valued at approximately $5000.

 

“This exhibition of violence, anger, and hatred is very disturbing. This is definitely an attack on the Catholic Church,” said Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello, Pastor of the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

 

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